March 1st, 2016

March 1st, 2016, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 61 of 2016. The decade was the 2010s.

4 years, 5 months and 1 days have passed since March 1st, 2016.


On This Date

Events that occurred on March 1st, 2016:

  • The game Heavy Rain is released on the PlayStation 4.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 1st, 2016:

  • United States: Love Yourself - Justin Bieber
  • United Kingdom: 7 Years - Lukas Graham

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Deadpool" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is March 1st, 2016 and it's a Tuesday. Spring has started to creep in and the evenings are beginning to get longer. In America, the song Love Yourself by Justin Bieber is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, 7 Years by Lukas Graham is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Deadpool is at the top of the Box Office. It's 2016, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Drake, Lukas Graham, Sia, Mike Posner, The Chainsmokers and Calvin Harris.

UFC fans are excited about the upcoming fight between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor at UFC 196. This will be the first fight between the pair. A video called "Damn Daniel" has recently become a viral hit. Social network Facebook has released its new "reaction" buttons. This new feature gives users the ability to react to posts with various emojis instead of just the like button.

In Ireland, the 2016 Irish general election has just taken place. Fine Gael have remained as the largest party despite losing 26 seats and Labour have been reduced to 7 TDs. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Bones", "The Vampire Diaries", "Suits" and "American Horror Story". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Overwatch", "The Witness", "XCOM 2" and "Firewatch".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Doc McStuffins" and "Henry Danger". Popular toys include the likes of "PlayStation 4" and "Xbox One".


News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on March 1st, 2016.

  • Moonlight

    "Moonlight" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2016.

  • 2016 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2016 included Arrival, Zootopia, La La Land, Moonlight, The Jungle Book, Captain America: Civil War, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Finding Dory, Deadpool, Suicide Squad, The Secret Life of Pets and Zoolander 2.

  • Donald Trump

    Donald Trump is named as the Time Person of the Year for 2016.

  • Margot Robbie

    Wolf of Wall Street actress Margot Robbie is named as FHM's sexiest woman of the year in 2016.

  • 2016 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2016 included Justin Bieber, Twenty One Pilots, Rihanna, Drake, Zayn, Lukas Graham, Mike Posner, Fifth Harmony, Desiigner, The Chainsmokers, Calvin Harris, Justin Timberlake, DJ Snake, Bruno Mars, Adele, Ariana Grande and G-Eazy.

  • Record of the Year: 2016

    "Hello" by Adele would go on to win a Grammy for 2016's Record of the Year.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 4 years, 5 months and 1 days have passed since March 1st, 2016.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 09 of 2016.
  • Leap Year: 2016 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on March 1st, 2016, will be 4 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1456790400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around March 1st, 2016:

  • January 31st, 2016: Irish broadcaster Terry Wogan passes away.
  • February 3rd, 2016: The PC game "American Truck Simulator" is released.
  • February 5th, 2016: The film Dad's Army in released in cinemas.
  • February 5th, 2016: The game XCOM 2 is released.
  • February 7th, 2016: Super Bowl 50 occurs at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California: The Denver Broncos defeat the Carolina Panthers and Coldplay perform at the halftime show.
  • February 12th, 2016: The movie Zoolander No. 2 is released in movie theaters.
  • February 16th, 2016: Street Fighter V is released on the PlayStation 4, the PC and SteamOS.
  • February 22nd, 2016: UK Prime Minister David Cameron announces the Brexit referendum date.
  • February 24th, 2016: Facebook rolls out its new "reaction" buttons.
  • March 2nd, 2016: Soccer player Adam Johnson is found guilty of sexual activity with a child.
  • March 5th, 2016: UFC 196: Nate Diaz defeats Conor McGregor.
  • March 11th, 2016: The game Hitman is released on the PC, the PS4 and the XBox One.
  • March 17th, 2016: British magician Paul Daniels dies as a result of a brain tumour.
  • March 22nd, 2016: 31 people are killed when three coordinated nail bombings occur in the Belgian city of Brussels.
  • March 22nd, 2016: Former controversial Toronto Mayor Rob Ford passes away after a battle with cancer.
  • March 22nd, 2016: Rap musician and A Tribe Called Quest member Phife Dawg passes away due to complications relating to diabetes.
  • March 24th, 2016: Dutch soccer legend Johan Cruyff passes away after a battle with cancer.
  • March 24th, 2016: Comedian Garry Shandling dies from a pulmonary embolism.
  • March 25th, 2016: The movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is released in movie theaters.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 1st, 2016, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2016 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: March 1st, 2016 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Making a Murderer - True crime documentary that aired on Netflix.
  • Better Call Saul - Breaking Bad spin-off.
  • Jane the Virgin - Romantic drama-comedy series.
  • Power - Crime drama.
  • Rick and Morty - Adult animated Sci-Fi sitcom.
  • Peaky Blinders - British crime series that is set in the 19th century.
  • Orange Is the New Black - American comedy-drama about a federal prison.
  • House of Cards - Political thriller.
  • Black Mirror - Dystopian Sci-Fi series.
  • American Horror Story - Anthology horror series.
  • Homeland - Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.
  • Suits - Legal drama television series.

2016 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2016.

"Game Shakers" - "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" - "Henry Danger" - "Girl Meets World" - "Sheriff Callie's Wild West" - "Paw Patrol" - "Doc McStuffins" - "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" - "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"


2016 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2016:

  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of March:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on March 1st, 2016.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on March 1st, 2016 was probably conceived around the 23rd of May, 2015. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 1st, 2016 is the 9th of December, 2016. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Firewatch - Adventure game developed by Campo Santo.
  • XCOM 2 - Turn-based tactics video game.
  • The Witness - Puzzle video game.
  • Just Cause 3 - Open world action-adventure game developed by Avalanche Studios.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III - First-person shooter video game, developed by Treyarch.
  • Overwatch - Multiplayer FPS game.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III - FPS game developed by Treyarch.
  • Batman: Arkham Knight - Action-adventure game.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about March 1st, 2016.

  • 1,616 days have passed since this date.
  • 139,618,800 seconds have passed since the March 1st, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 162,888,600 times.
  • Since March 1st, 2016, earth has travelled approximately 72,043,300,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 23,269,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 12,007,217 steps. That's about 5,337 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,675,426 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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